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Fundamentals of the Oil Business - Training

FGE’s customized training services provide clients with the fundamentals of the oil business, allowing the client to develop an understanding of the key issues, ongoing trends, and upcoming pivotal moments in the market.

Program Overview

This program is designed to build the knowledge/expertise for analysts, traders, planners, and technicians in the essential fundamentals behind the oil markets, covering production, demand, refining, storage, transportation, and pricing.

Our client-tailored training programs provide an excellent opportunity for your company to leverage the skills and insights of our consultants through a 2-day intensive program designed in consultation with your company to ensure targeted training.

How Can FGE Help You?

Objectives of This Program:

  • Provide participants with a basic groundwork covering the main fundamental aspects of the oil industry.
  • Allow participants to broaden their expertise, to help see things in the wider context of the oil industry.
  • Enhance participants' depth of knowledge, to help accelerate the next stage of their development.
  • Provide a refresher course for specialists, in order for them to keep up with developments elsewhere.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals looking for a comprehensive introduction to oil market fundamentals.
  • Research analysts in corporate/trading functions who are looking to broaden their knowledge of the oil market.
  • Operators/traders aiming to develop a complete understanding of the fundamentals affecting their activities.
  • Technicians keen to widen their expertise, in order to put it in the broader context of the oil market.

What Will Be Covered?

This training program can be tailored to meet the needs of the client. To discuss how we can tailor this training program to meet your needs, please contact a member of our sales team.

  • Overview of the natural gas and LNG markets.
  • Introduction to the LNG value chain
  • Overview of crude and petroleum products markets.
  • Oil exploration, development, and production.
  • Economics of oil production; focus on tight oil.
  • Trends in oil demand (country/sector/region).
  • Supply and demand outlook in the global context.
  • Overview of the refining sector.
  • Products supply/demand balances.
  • Economics of transportation and storage.
  • Overview of refining economics.
  • Crude/products trade flow outlook.
  • Oil and products pricing; key drivers.
  • Crude price differentials/structures.
  • Outlook for crude and product prices.
  • Potential impact of producer/consumer policies.
  • Challenges and opportunities in the oil market.


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Further Information

If you require additional information on this or any FGE service, including requesting a trial, or you would like to discuss ways in which FGE can assist you further, please contact a member of our sales team:

Mr. Robert Beckmann - Singapore

Head of Business Development
Tel: +65 6222 0045

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Mr. Edo Ndeke - London

Business Development Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7726 9570

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Mr. Farhan Sulaiman - Singapore

Business Development Manager
Tel: +65 6222 0045

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Mr. Lance Ruxton - London

Business Development Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7726 9570

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Mr. TJ Braziel - Houston, TX

Business Development Manager
Tel: +1 (281) 819 1983

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